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page 38 -- Domestic Sewing Machine Co., Higgins Soap Co., Emmett Brothers

updated  14 June 2018
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Facets of Asylum
Google Street View (June, 2011) glimpses a reflection of the new buildings at
227 Asylum St. in the big window on the 2nd floor of no. 226 

Domestic Sewing Machine Company used a great variety of trade cards in its promotions. Below, their star trademark appears again:

vocational hazard!
This card had Domestic's standard "it stands at the head" imprint on the back.
[Click the image to enlarge.]

(Reverse of card above)

Below is one of the most colorful Domestic cards, recently acquired by the Arnold Collection:

(reverse of Domestic card above)
For information on the Domestic Sewing Machine Company, click on the page numbers below to go to the references in the Earl J. Arnold Advertising Card Collection.

card & resources, page 112
card, page 106
connection with Providence Tool Co., page 67

Any blotches seen are on the card, not the skirt!

Click on the page numbers below for information on Higgins Soap Company:

a week's worth of cards & bankruptcy, page 108
card, trademark feud, H.M.S. Pinafore reference, page 121

For another card stamped by the Emmett Brothers (but not much additional information, so far), go to page 105 of the Earl J. Arnold Advertising Trade Card Collection.

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